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Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Advocacy Description: 211 is the source Canadians trust when seeking information and services to deal with life's challenges. 211's award-winning telephone helpline (2-1-1) and website provide a gateway to community,...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Food and Foodbanks, Health, Housing and Tenants, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: 211
Other Telephone: 1-888-340-1001 (TTY)
Advocacy Description: 211 Toronto is a Help Line and website which provides comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date information on services provided by nonprofit, community-based organizations or the public sector. In...
Tags: help line
Location: Toronto , ON , 2 Carlton Street Ste 701
Type(s) of Advocacy: Debt, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Violence
Telephone: 416-598-2656
Hours:
M, T, W, F 9 am to 5 pm; Thursdays 1 to 5 pm
Advocacy Description: The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens in the Greater Toronto area. ACE provides direct legal services to low-income seniors, public...
Tags: consumer law, elder abuse, health law, home care, long term care, mental capacity law, retirement home tenancies, tenancy law
Location: Merritt , BC , 1918 Voght Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250.315.0098
Hours:
Kamloops Office Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm (please note that on Mondays we don’t open our doors until 10:00am due to our weekly staff meeting)
Advocacy Description: General advocacy services for HIV positive clients. Will take on Hepatitis C clients as time permits. There is a Kamloops and a Merritt office.
Tags: hepatitis C, HIV
Location: Kamloops , BC , 433 Tranquille Road
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250.376.7558
Hours:
Merritt Office Monday to Thursdays 8:30am – 4:30pm Closed Fridays (please note that we are closed 12pm-1pm for lunch every day)
Advocacy Description: General advocacy services for HIV positive clients. Will take on Hepatitis C clients as time permits. There is a Kamloops and a Merritt office.
Tags: hepatitis C, HIV
Location: Vancouver , BC , 1107 Seymour Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health, Legal Assistance, Welfare
Telephone: 604-893-2201
Other Telephone: Helpline: 604-696-4666
Advocacy Description: If you are living with HIV/AIDS, you can count on AIDS Vancouver's Case Management program. We work to help you achieve stable and sustained health, and a better quality of life. Get help with health...
Tags: AIDS, HIV
Location: Victoria , BC , 713 Johnson St
3rd Floor - Access Health Centre
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-384-2366
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: AIDS/HIV
Location: Courtenay/Comox , BC , 355 6th St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-338-7400
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: AIDS/HIV
Location: Port Hardy , BC , PO Box 52
Type(s) of Advocacy: Health
Telephone: 250-902-2238
Advocacy Description: Advocating and supporting those infected of affect by HIV and or Hepatitis C, offers harm reduction, education and resources.
Tags: HIV/AIDS
Location: Chilliwack , BC , 9046 Young Rd.
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Addictions, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Aid, Legal Assistance, Multicultural, Prisoners, Seniors and Elders, Violence, Welfare, Women
Telephone: (604) 792-2760
Advocacy Description: Advocacy services provide help with: ◾Supreme or provincial court issues ◾Income assistance, custody & access, peace bonds & restraining orders ◾Ministry for Children & Family ◾Housing...
Location: Victoria , BC , 1179 Kosapsum Crescent
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Disability, Health
Telephone: 250-381-7303
Advocacy Description: BCAND advocates on behalf of aboriginal people with disabilities. BCANDS assists and supports our clients, as able, acting as a liaison / lead between various service agencies and our clients to...
Location: Edmonton , AB , 10527 - 96 St.
Type(s) of Advocacy: Crisis Services, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Legal Aid, Mental Health
Telephone: (780) 423-2285
Advocacy Description: Emergency Community Support Services: Adult Supports, Mental Health Program, Robert Tegler Friendship Room (Drop In); subsidiary supports: STI and Public Health Nurses, AADAC, PDD, AISH, Aboriginal...
ON ,
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, Multicultural, Welfare, Women, Workers
Advocacy Description: CASSA is a social justice umbrella organization working with Ontario’s diverse South Asian communities. They have an extensive service directory with listings of organizations from across Ontario.
Tags: childcare, children's aid, clinics, community centres, credit counselling, employment services, intercultural, multicultural, neighbourhood house, south asian, women's centre, women's shelter
Location: St. Catherines , ON , 12 North Street
PO Box 575
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: St. Catherines: 905-685-1349
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Thorold , ON , 19 Albert Street West
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Children and Youth, Crisis Services, Food and Foodbanks, Health
Telephone: Thorold: 905-227-9240
Advocacy Description: Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive emergency services to those in need. Services include but are not limited to food security,...
Tags: dental emergencies, emergency services, food bank, food programs, health, homelessness prevention, homelessness support, money management, skills development
Location: Revelstoke , BC , 314 Second St. East
Box 2880
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Housing and Tenants, Welfare
Telephone: (250) 837-2920
Advocacy Description: Social Advocacy ensures that all people have equal access to the resources, employment, services and opportunities they require to meet their basic needs and to develop fully. The Advocate serves as...
Location: St. John's , NL , 284 Lemarchant Rd
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: 753-2560
Advocacy Description: Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland And Labrador (CHANNAL) is a provincial organization that exists to build and strengthen a self-help network among individuals who live with mental...
Tags: advocacy, mental health, mental health consumers, peer support, skill building, social support, survivors
Location: Greenville , BC , 108 Cooper Avenue
PO Box 91
Type(s) of Advocacy: General Advocacy, Aboriginal and First Nations, Activists, Children and Youth, Debt, Disability, Employment and Unemployment, Health, Housing and Tenants, Legal Assistance, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, Women, Workers
Telephone: 250-621-3450
Hours:
8 am to 5:00 pm
Advocacy Description: Labor dispute Unjust dismissal represent clients who have been unjustly dismissed Housing issues-eviction - mediators Income tax forms - free of charge Medical malpractice Human rights advocates for...
Tags: aboriginal justice, aboriginal rights, disability forms, eviction, human rights, income tax forms, labour dispute, medical malpractice, Nisga'a, old age benefits, unjust dismissal
Location: St. John's , NL , Confederation Building, 1st Floor West Block
100 Prince Philip Drive, P.O. Box 8700
Type(s) of Advocacy: Addictions, Crisis Services, Health, Mental Health
Telephone: (709) 729–4984
Advocacy Description: The Department of Health and Community Services provides a lead role in policy, planning, program development, and support to the four regional health authorities and other mandated health and...
Tags: government, healthcare
Location: Surrey , BC , #1107, 7330 – 137th Street
Type(s) of Advocacy: Employment and Unemployment, Family, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, Multicultural, Women, Workers
Telephone: (604) 597-0205
Hours:
Main Site Office Hours: Monday and Friday – 8:30am - 4:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday – 8:30am-9:00pm
Advocacy Description: DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (formally Surrey Delta Immigrant Services Society) offers counselling, employment, outreach and other services.
Tags: clinic, job training, settlement services, translation
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